Secretary Jobs – Law Development Centre (LDC)

Job Title:    
Secretary

Organisation: Law Development Centre (LDC)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Director

About US:

Law Development
Centre (LDC) will provide legal
education to lawyers and non-lawyers, undertake research in topical legal
issues, contribute to legal reforms, produce legal publications, teaching
materials and law reports, and also provide community legal services.

Job Summary:   The Secretary will coordinate and facilitate
the activities of the Management Committee. The incumbent will provide
technical advice in relation to the Management Committee deliberations and
decision making, drawing on his or her professional experience and, in time,
historical knowledge of LDC.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
To
coordinate Management Committee activities and ensure its resolutions and
decisions are effectively and efficiently communicated and implemented.

·       
Advise
the Chairperson -Management Committee and the Director in the effective
planning and execution of the role and functions of the Management Committee
and associated Committees.

·       
Ensuring
appropriate, robust action plans are in place to address the findings of
governance reviews and that these are effectively monitored as part of
performance management arrangements.

·       
In
conjunction with the Chairperson- Management Committee establish arrangements
for evaluating the effectiveness of the Management Committee, and for the
development of an on-going Committee improvement programme.

·       
Establish
effective arrangements for the induction of new Management Committee members
and provide advice and support to the members regarding the discharge of their
statutory duties.

·       
To
record minutes of Management Committee meetings and ensure safe custody of the
records.

·       
To
manage the usage of LDC Seal.

·       
Ensure
the preparation, publication, distribution and presentation of periodic
performance reports to the Management Committee.

·       
To
provide legal advice to Management Committee in a timely manner.

·       
To
perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Director.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Law, Social Sciences, Arts or
Administration.

·       
Master’s
degree in Law or Business Administration is a must.

·       
Member
of the Institute of Certified Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA).

·       
Postgraduate
training in Public Administration and Management or Business Administration
shall be an added advantage.

·       
At least
eight (8) years’ work experience in legal practice or public administration, at
least three of which should have been at a senior management level in
government or a reputable private organization.

·       
He/she
should be a strategic planner.

·       
Possesses
strong relationship management skills.

·       
Should
be creative and innovative.

·       
Ability
to embrace change management. 

·       
He/she
should be a person of high integrity.

·       
Results
Oriented.

·       
Effective
communication skills.

·       
He/she
should be a team builder

How to Apply:

All candidates
should send their applications clearly indicating campus of choice should be
addressed to The Head, Human Resource & Administration, Law Development
Centre, P. O. Box 7117 Kampala and may be: submitted by email addressed to
aeyena@ldc.ac.ug  OR  hand delivered to the LDC Reception at either
the Kampala Campus or Mbarara Campus. Applicants should attach up-to-date
Curriculum Vitae, certified copies of academic documents and any other relevant
documents that will support their application. For applications by email, applicants
should submit scanned copies of the application and supporting documents.

Deadline: 18th September 2020 by 5:00pm

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